august, 2016

18aug4:00 pm6:00 pmRegional efforts and resources like Bunker Labs to help Military Veterans become Entrepreneurs

Event Details

We have a GREAT and timely event on August 18th. Wilmington has a reputation as a place where military veterans have become entrepreneurs and we know some of them such as friends Andrew Williams (Elite Innovations), Edward Hall (Petrics), John Pannacione (LogicBay), Jeremy Tomlinson (Port City Brew Bus and Enfuse Technologies) and a new one Anthony Formhals (

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And a special welcome to military spouses, also a focus of our speakers from Bunker Labs.

(PLEASE support our sponsors who make NEW events possible. Thank you to Adam Shay CPA, Doug Scholer (patent attorney), Brooks Malone of Hughes Pittman Gupton (Accounting) Merrill Mason (Smith Anderson Law),, a fractional executive company,, local office furniture company, Ward and Smith Law Firm, Live Oak Bank and Wolfe Wealth Management.)

We will have three local startups give a quick value proposition pitch to give you examples of what local military veterans have started in our region.

Then we will have passionate opening remarks from Michael Penney of Bunker Labs RDU. Michael was a TedX Raleigh speaker. Bunker Labs is a national program based in Chicago, but with an accelerator in Durham to help military veterans become even better entrepreneurs. You won’t want to miss this.

Then Michael will join other panelists including:

Dean Bundschu , Executive Director, Bunker Labs RDU, former entrepreneur. (veteran of the Army)

Stephen Clossick, Manager of the Triangle Angel Partners (veteran of the Army)

Chris Kelly , former manager of the First Flight Venture Center in Durham (veteran of the Army)

Moderated by Clare Pozek, Morae Group (former employee of National Venture Capital Association and a military spouse)

Ironclad Brewery115 North 2nd Street, Wilmington, NC 28401


(Thursday) 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST


Ironclad Brewery

115 North 2nd Street, Wilmington, NC 28401